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Workers' Compensation News


Drugmakers Criticized for Pricing 'Shenanigans' 06/23/2017
By: Elaine Goodman (medical/business reporter)
State: NA | Segment: Top | 1050 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The drug company strategy of packaging two inexpensive products together and selling them at a huge markup has a new twist. Duexis, a combi...Read More

DWC Proposes Revisions to Utilization Standards, Fee Schedule 06/23/2017
State: CO | Segment: WEST | 654 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Colorado Division of Workers’ Compensation is proposing to increase five conversion factors and reduce two others as part of an annual medical utilization standards and fee schedule update. ...Read More

DIR Offers Reporting Guidance for New Data System 06/22/2017
State: NV | Segment: WEST | 334 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Nevada Division of Industrial Relations launched a new online reporting system, and offered advice to carriers and third-party administrators about what they need to do when submitting claim information. ...Read More

DWC Will Hold Free Training in Dallas on New Attorney Rules 06/22/2017
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 249 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The Division of Workers’ Compensation will offer free training on new attorney-withdrawal procedures tied to recently adopted rule changes regarding attorney fees. ...Read More

DWC Announces 3.6% Increase in TTD Benefits 06/21/2017
State: CA | Segment: WEST | 1288 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation announced that temporary total disability benefits in 2018 will increase by 3.6%. The maximum TTD be...Read More

DIR Opens Registration for Educational Conference 06/21/2017
State: NV | Segment: WEST | 287 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Nevada Division of Industrial Relations opened registration for its 7th annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference, which will be Aug. 24-25 in Las Vegas. ...Read More

DWC Proposes Rule Change to Close Compounding Loophole 06/19/2017
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 471 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation took a step Friday toward closing a loophole in its drug formulary, proposing a rule that would require preauthorization for all prescription drugs created through compounding. ...Read More

Drug-Free Workplace Act Goes Into Effect in 3 Weeks 06/16/2017
State: WV | Segment: Top | 712 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Legislation allowing employers to drug-test employees at will and fire them if they refuse to submit goes into effect in exactly three weeks.  ...Read More

Doctor's Qualified Opinion on Causation Didn't Support Award 06/15/2017
Source: WorkCompCentral
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 336 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
Florida’s 1st District Court of Appeal overturned an award of benefits to a worker, finding the evidence did not support a finding that her need for surgery had been caused by her work accident. ...Read More
DWC Posts New Copying and Processing Fee Schedule 06/15/2017
State: IA | Segment: NORTH | 412 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The Division of Workers’ Compensation has increased its copying and processing fees. Starting July 1, the division will charge 25 cents per page to photocopy or scan documents versus the current 15 cents. Copies of digital recordings will be $25 per disk, and the search/supe...Read More
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